Ability Level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Sport:
Alpine Skiing
Age Range:
4-5
Offered:
Weekends & Holidays / Wednesdays & Thursdays
Your skier will gain a solid foundation and be proud of their skill achievements.
The Shooting Stars program helps young skiers develop strong fundamental skills, learn to be part of a team, and gain a joy and passion for skiing in a fun and challenging team environment. Our experienced coaches focus on progressive skill acquisition, knowledge of the skier’s responsibility code and safe skiing, respect for the mountain, and having fun. Each coach is specially trained to provide a safe, fun learning environment for all levels. Each Shooting Star will gain a solid foundation that will enable him or her to continue on to the Mighty Mites program and will be proud of their skill achievements and help attain a lifelong love of skiing.

Registration is FULL for the 21-22 Season for the Shooting Stars Weekend & Holiday program.

Questions?
Call 530-452-7270 or email skiteam@palisadestahoe.com. DRIVN subscription required for Training and Communication, after registration please review the confirmation email for directions to access DRIVN.


21/22 Programming

Shooting Stars Program
Weekend & Holiday*
Wednesday & Thursday
Dates
11 Dec 2021 - 3 April 2022
7 Jan 2022 - 25 March 2022
Schedule
8:45am-12pm
9am-12pm
Offered Training
Weekends + Holidays
Wednesday & Thursdays (non-holiday)

*Shooting Stars Weekend & Holiday program is full for the 2021/22 season. Please complete the waitlist form.

Program Guidelines

Shooting Stars Expectations
PassMust purchase Ikon Pass. Ikon Base Pass may conflict with team dates.
AgeMust be 4 or 5 as of Dec 31, 2021
Skill Prerequisite
  • Must have previous skiing experience.
  • Must be able to stop unassisted.
  • Must be able to ski beginner terrain unassisted.
  • Must be able to turn on beginner terrain.
  • Must be able to glide (semi-parallel across fall-line & on flats).
  • Must be able to put on & take off skis unassisted.
  • Edgie-wedgie, leash & other training aids not permitted.
Maturity
  • Must be able to participate in a full training session without parent interaction.
  • MUST BE POTTY TRAINED.
EquipmentSkis: 1 pair carving-style skis chin high; owned or seasonal lease (no rentals); in good condition.
Boots: Must be properly fitted (size/flex) and in excellent working order.
Protection: Helmet & goggles required.

ScheduleTeam Calendarlinked below for general reference only and may change due to conditions. Final communication will come through DRIVN application.
ParticipationAthletes are expected to participate in 65% or more of the offered training.
Annual Training PlanWe ski & get mileage!
85-95% coached/directed freeskiing.
5-10% coached drills.
5% intro to training runs (gate training).

Pick Up / Drop OffTree at base of Exhibition lift.
Children may not be dropped off before 8:30am or after 8:45am.
Preparedness
  • Dressed warmer than parents.
  • Small healthy snack in pocket.
  • Properly hydrated with a full belly from a healthy breakfast.
  • Arrives with a quick smile & ready to ski in all types of weather.
Break/SnackWe take a quick snack break.
EventsShooting Stars will have at least one race and a "Big Air" scheduled. Subject to change due to weather & conditions.
Parents
  • Required to attend parent orientation.
  • Required to remain on-site during team.
  • This is not a true-beginner/first-timers program. Children must have prior experience & enjoy outdoor sports.
  • You must dress your child warmer than you dress yourself.
  • Must complete Team Agreement (Code of Conduct).
  • Must remain actively engaged with Team communication method(s) and check schedule/updates regularly.
CommunicationParents must maintain an active account with DRIVN. After registration review the confirmation email for directions to access DRIVN.
Challenging WeatherOur goal is to ski every calendared Team day. Teams are delayed or canceled on occasion due to weather & operations. Team schedule adjustments will be communicated through DRIVN as information is readily available.

SHOOTING STARS PricingWeekend & Holiday*Wednesday/Thursday
Price$2,415$1090
PassPASS NOT INCLUDED. Must purchase an Ikon Pass. Ikon Base pass conflicts with team dates.Pass not included. Must purchase an Ikon Pass.

Team UniformPurchase of Team Uniform is required. After registration review the confirmation email for directions to purchase.Purchase of Team Uniform is required. After registration review the confirmation email for directions to purchase.
Program PlacementParticipants may be required to switch to a more appropriate program, if available, at the discretion of the Team Manager.Participants may be required to switch to a more appropriate program, if available, at the discretion of the Team Manager.

*Shooting Stars Weekend & Holiday program is full for the 2021/22 season. Please complete the waitlist form.

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